100 Sights in Moscow, Russia (with Map and Images)

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1. Worker and Kolkhoz Woman

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Worker and Kolkhoz Woman is a sculpture of two figures with a sickle and a hammer raised over their heads. The concept and compositional design belong to the architect Boris Iofan It is 24.5 metres (78 feet) high, made from stainless steel by Vera Mukhina for the 1937 World's Fair in Paris, and subsequently moved to Moscow. The sculpture is an example of socialist realism in an Art Deco aesthetic. The worker holds aloft a hammer and the kolkhoz woman a sickle to form the hammer and sickle symbol.

Wikipedia: Worker and Kolkhoz Woman (EN)

2. Stone Flower Fountain

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The Stone Flower Fountain stands in the so-called "Industrial Square" of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements (VDNH) in Moscow, Russia. It was named and designed after the eponymous flower from Pavel Bazhov's fairy-tale "The Stone Flower".

Wikipedia: The Stone Flower Fountain (EN)

3. Church of the Ascension

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The Church of the Ascension of the Lord in Kolomensky is an Orthodox church in the Nagatinsky Zaton region of the city of Moscow, in the former village of Kolomensky. It is a masterpiece of world architecture, the first stone tent temple in Russia.

Wikipedia: Церковь Вознесения (Коломенское) (RU)


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MOST Театр Мост / CC BY-SA 3.0

Theater Most is a state budgetary institution of culture of the city of Moscow. The Modern Most Theater was opened in 2000 by a decree of the Moscow Government at the request of the All -Russian Theater Society.

Wikipedia: МОСТ (театр) (RU), Website

5. Museum of the Patriotic War of 1812

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The museum of the Patriotic War of 1812 is a museum in Moscow, dedicated to the events of the Patriotic War of 1812. Located in a specially built pavilion in the courtyard of the former building of the city Duma. Is a branch of the State Historical Museum. The opening took place in 2012-to the 200th anniversary of the war with France. As of 2018, the exposition includes more than 2000 items: medals and orders, genuine weapons, archival documents and art works.

Wikipedia: Музей Отечественной войны 1812 года (RU), Website

6. Bolshoi Theatre

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The Bolshoi Theatre is a historic theatre in Moscow, Russia, originally designed by architect Joseph Bové, which holds ballet and opera performances. Before the October Revolution it was a part of the Imperial Theatres of the Russian Empire along with Maly Theatre in Moscow and a few theatres in Saint Petersburg.

Wikipedia: Bolshoi Theatre (EN), Website

7. ступа преумножения счастья и добродетели

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A stupa of the Enlightenment of the Temple Complex Tubdeen Schudybing is a cultural structure erected on the territory of the future Buddhist Temple Complex Tubden Schydumling in Moscow, which will be part of the spiritual and educational complex of Russian traditional religions in Otradny. This is a capital three -level structure about 15 meters high, built for the commission of a year -round, but episodic departure of a religious cult. Like all other stupas of enlightenment, it symbolizes the goal of the Buddhist path - recognizing its own mind, complete enlightenment. This means liberation from all interfering feelings, as well as from the tendency to have them, as well as the disclosure of all the abilities of the mind, especially the perfect wisdom of the Buddha. A stupa of enlightenment is also a symbol of overcoming all obstacles, all a curtain. In the project of the work (PPR) of the company "Pick General Plane", the object was called as a stupa of the increasing happiness and virtue "Tashi Hepel Chorten."

Wikipedia: Ступа Просветления в Отрадном (RU), Website

8. Memorial Museum of Astronautics

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The Museum of Space Optics in Moscow is a museum of space themes in the stylobate of the monument "To the Conquerors of Space" on the Alley of Cosmonauts of VDNKh. The museum was opened on April 10, 1981 - to the 20th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight into space. The subject fund of the museum as of January 2017 has more than 96 thousand storage units. The total area of the museum is 8400 m², of which 3720 m² is occupied directly by the exposition. Among the exhibits are samples of rocket and space technology, personal belongings of cosmonauts and designers, archival documents and items of numismatics and philately. The museum owns a branch - the House-Museum of Academician Sergey Pavlovich Korolev on 1st Ostankinskaya Street. In addition to exhibition work, the museum is engaged in cultural and educational activities and conducts large-scale scientific work. According to data for 2016, the annual number of visitors reached 510 thousand people, and by 2020 it had grown to 750 thousand.

Wikipedia: Мемориальный музей космонавтики (RU), Website

9. Усадьба Лопухиных

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Lopukhinykh's Used - a manor complex built at the end of the 17th century Fedor Lopukhin in the territory of the White City. In 1775-1776, the mansion was part of the temporary Prechistensky palace created to accommodate the imperial court at the time of the celebration of the Kyuchuk-Kainargi world with the Ottoman Empire. At that time, the favorite of Catherine II Grigory Potemkin lived in the building. After the October Revolution, the site was transferred to the conduct of the Cheka, and in the 1960s a branch of the Museum of Marx and Engels began to operate on the basis of the estate. At the end of the 20th century, the building was repaired under the leadership of the International Center for the Roerichs and converted for the placement of the Roerich Museum, which since 2016 has been a branch of the East Museum. In 2019, the estate was transferred for use by the State Fine Arts Museum named after A. S. Pushkin.

Wikipedia: Усадьба Лопухиных (RU)

10. Krutitsy Metochion

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Krutitsy Metochion Alexander Viktorovich Shipilin (Александр Шипилин)  / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Krutitsy Metochion, full name: Krutitsy Patriarchal Metochion is an operating ecclesiastical estate of Russian Orthodox Church, located in Tagansky District of Moscow, Russia, 3 kilometers south-east from the Kremlin. The name Krutitsy (pl.), i.e. steep river banks, originally meant the hills immediately east from Yauza River. Krutitsy Metochion, established in the late 13th century, contains listed historical buildings erected in the late 17th century on the site of earlier 16th century foundations. After a brief period of prosperity in the 17th century, Krutitsy was shut down by imperial authorities in the 1780s, and served as a military warehouse for nearly two centuries. It was restored by Petr Baranovsky and gradually opened to the public after World War II; in 1991-1996, Krutitsy was returned to the Church and re-established as the personal metochion of Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia.

Wikipedia: Krutitsy (EN), Website

11. Х. Марти

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José Julián Martí Pérez was a Cuban nationalist, poet, philosopher, essayist, journalist, translator, professor, and publisher, who is considered a Cuban national hero because of his role in the liberation of his country from Spain. He was also an important figure in Latin American literature. He was very politically active and is considered an important philosopher and political theorist. Through his writings and political activity, he became a symbol of Cuba's bid for independence from the Spanish Empire in the 19th century, and is referred to as the "Apostle of Cuban Independence". From adolescence, he dedicated his life to the promotion of liberty, political independence for Cuba, and intellectual independence for all Spanish Americans; his death was used as a cry for Cuban independence from Spain by both the Cuban revolutionaries and those Cubans previously reluctant to start a revolt.

Wikipedia: José Martí (EN)

12. Tropinin and Moscow Artists of His Time Museum

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Tropinin and Moscow Artists of His Time Museum Andrei Raikin / Андрей Райкин, Alexei Sidelnikov / Алексей Сидельников, Andrei Lobanov / Андрей Лобанов (фото) / CC BY 3.0

The museum of Vasily Tropynin and the Muscovites of the Robes of his time is a chamber art museum located in the Empire mansion of the 19th century. The owners of the building were the merchant family of Petukhovs, which conveyed in 1965 the mansion to the possession of the collector Felix Vishnevsky (1902-1978) to organize a permanent exhibition in it. The museum was founded in 1969, when Vishnevsky bequeathed the right to own a mansion and more than two hundred canvases to the state. The opening of the institution took place in 1971 on the basis of the constant exposition of the works of artists of the 18th -19th centuries: Vasily Tropinin, Ivan Vishnyakov, Alexei Anthropov, Ivan Argunov, Dmitry Levitsky, Sylvester Shchedrin, Dmitry Levitsky, Sergei Schukin, Ivan Aivazovsky, Alexander Benois, Viktor Vasnetsov, Viktor Vasnetsov, Isaac Levitan, Konstantin Korovin, Vasily Polenov and others.

Wikipedia: Музей В. А. Тропинина и московских художников его времени (RU), Website

13. Ф. М. Достоевскому

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Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, sometimes transliterated as Dostoyevsky, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist and journalist. Dostoevsky's literary works explore the human condition in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes. His most acclaimed novels include Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1869), Demons (1872), and The Brothers Karamazov (1880). His 1864 novella, Notes from Underground, is considered to be one of the first works of existentialist literature. Numerous literary critics regard him as one of the greatest novelists in all of world literature, as many of his works are considered highly influential masterpieces.

Wikipedia: Fyodor Dostoevsky (EN)

14. Kremlin in Izmailovo

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Creml in Izmailovo is a cultural and entertainment complex built in 1998-2007 near the historical royal estate of Izmailovo. It is a wooden building, stylized as Russian architecture of the XVI-XVII centuries (neohistorism). As of 2018, the Kremlin in Izmailovo consists of nine museums and exhibition areas: the Museum of Russian Folk Toys, the Museum of the Foundation of the Russian Navy, the Museum of the History of Russian Vodka, the Museum of Bread, the Museum of Miniatures "World History in Plasticine", the club - museum - lecture hall "Traditional Masks and Figures of the World", the Moscow Museum of Animation, the exhibition "Japan. Dolls, fairy tales, legends", as well as the interactive museum of entertaining devices "Grandfather's Attic".

Wikipedia: Кремль в Измайлово (RU), Website

15. А. В. Геловани

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А. В. Геловани Unknown / Fair use

Prince Archil Viktorovich Gelovani was a Soviet officer and later Marshal of the engineer troops, responsible for logistics, fortification and military infrastructure during and after World War II. He was tasked on several occasions with fortifying strategically important areas and also reconstruction, including all Black Sea ports during and after World War II. He served primarily on military engineering and defense strategy posts, including being the Deputy Minister of Defence and would play a major role in the structural development of the Soviet armed forces and strategic missile forces during the Cold War era. An avenue in Georgia's capital Tbilisi and a street in the city of Sevastopol have been named after Marshal Gelovani.

Wikipedia: Archil Gelovani (EN)

16. Gorky Museum

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Gorky Museum shakko / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Gorky Museum is an architectural landmark of the "Moderne" style, the Russian term for Art Nouveau. It was built in Moscow in 1900–02 by the architect Fyodor Schechtel. It is also known as the Ryabouchinsky House, for the young Russian industrialist and art collector who built it. After the Russian Revolution in 1917, the Ryabouchinsky family emigrated to France. In 1931 the Soviet government offered the house to the writer Maxim Gorky and his family. It was his home until his death in 1936. The widow of Gorky's son continued to live in the house until her death in 1965. It then became the Gorky Museum, dedicated to his life and work. It is located in the historic center of Moscow, at 6 Malaya Nikitskaya. Admission is free.

Wikipedia: Gorky Museum (EN), Website

17. Центральный музей древнерусской культуры и искусства им. Андрея Рублева

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Центральный музей древнерусской культуры и искусства им. Андрея Рублева Lodo27 from Moscow, Russia / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Central Museum of Ancient Russian Culture and Art of Andrei Rublev is a museum of Russian church art of the Middle Ages and the New Age. It was founded in 1947 by scientists Pyotr Baranovsky, Igor Grabar, Nikolai Voronin and Pavel Maximov, on whose initiative the restoration of the Spaso-Andronikov Monastery began. The official opening of the museum took place on September 21, 1960 and was timed to coincide with the 600th anniversary of the birth of the iconographer Andrei Rublev. The collection consists of more than thirteen thousand icons of the XII-XX centuries, frescoes, wooden sculptures, handwritten and old printed books, objects of copper artistic casting, sewing, tiles, as well as archaeological finds.

Wikipedia: Центральный музей древнерусской культуры и искусства имени Андрея Рублёва (RU), Website

18. Alexander Shilov Art Gallery

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Alexander Shilov Art Gallery Елизавета Борисовна Донецкая, зав сектором музея Московская государственная картинная галерея А.Шилова / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Alexander á ndr Shilov Gallery is an art gallery founded in 1997 on the basis of the works of the Soviet people's artist Alexander Shilov. The gallery's main exhibition space is located in a 19th century mansion at 3 Znamenka Street, built by architect Evgraf Tyurin. In 2003, the exhibition hall was expanded: restoration was carried out in the adjacent mansion, as a result of which the house acquired the characteristics of empire, and a basement complex was built underground to connect the two buildings. In 2019, the gallery complex was a single complex, including 22 halls with paintings and graphic works. The museum's exhibit includes more than 1,200 works by Alexander Shilov, donated to Moscow by artists.

Wikipedia: Галерея Александра Шилова (RU), Website

19. Театрально-концертный зал «Дворец на Яузе»

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The Palace on yauza Theater and Concert Hall is a theater and concert hall near the embankment of the Yauza River in the Preobrazhenskoye district of Moscow. Located on Zhuravlyov Square near the metro station "Elektrozavodskaya". The building was erected in 1903 in the style of rational art nouveau, and in 1947 it was rebuilt in the style of Stalin's Empire. International festivals, concerts of academic music, performances and other events are held on the territory of the palace. In 2015, in connection with the upcoming renovation of the Sovremennik Theater, all performances of its main stage were temporarily moved to the Palace on Yauza. As of 2012, the building belongs to LLC "TKZ "Palace on yauza"".

Wikipedia: Дворец на Яузе (RU), Website

20. Московский театр кукол

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Московский театр кукол Пресс-служба Правительства Москвы / CC BY 4.0

The Moscow Theatre of Kukol is the first of the currently operating state puppet theaters in Moscow and one of the oldest in Russia. It was founded in 1929 in the Gosizdat system by director Viktor Schwemberger. The theater uses various puppet techniques: from old puppets to frame puppets of large sizes, conducts musical performances with the participation of a live orchestra. His repertoire also includes "performances with closed eyes", the events of which unfold in complete darkness, and all the action is based on sounds, smells, tactile sensations, which makes the performance accessible to blind people. The theater is the base venue of the Moscow International Festival of Puppet Theaters.

Wikipedia: Московский театр кукол (RU), Website

21. Музей шахмат Российской шахматной федерации

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The chess Museum of the Russian Chess Federation is the world's first chess museum; Its unique collection reflects the history of world and Russian chess culture. The museum’s collection has about 3,000 exhibits, including several hundred chess sets, award cups, paintings, schedules, documents, awards and personal belongings of famous Russian and Soviet chess players. The museum is located in the center of Moscow, in the building of the central house of the chess player named after M. M. Botvinnika, at the address of Gogolevsky Boulevard, 14. As of 2019, the exposition is open to visitors on business days, by preliminary entry in the Russian Chess Federation.

Wikipedia: Музей шахмат (RU), Website

22. Museum of Vladimir Mayakovsky

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The National Museum of Vladimir Mayakovsky is the National Museum of Vladimir Mayakovsky established in 1937 at the initiative of Lily Brick. It was originally located in Gendrikovy Lane, where the poet lived with Lilya and Osip Briki from 1926 to 1930. In 1972, the museum moved to the former public apartment in Lubyansky Proezd, where Mayakovski committed suicide. In 1989, under the project of museum scientist Taras Poliakov, the fair was modernized in a constructivist style. According to the design of architect A. V. Bokov, a four-story exhibition space was created, which was dedicated not only to the memory of poets, but also to the avant-garde of Russia.

Wikipedia: Государственный музей В. В. Маяковского (RU), Website

23. Дом Пороховщикова

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Porokhovshchikov's House is a mansion in the center of Moscow, at the address: Starokonyushenny Pereulok, 36. It was built in 1871-1872 for the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist A. A. Porokhovshchikov, the owner of the hotel "Slavianski Bazaar" and the restaurant of the same name. The building, built on an ancient foundation of wood, successfully synthesized the techniques of the national architectural tradition. Built of thick logs, decorated with carved platbands, cornices and peepholes, the mansion combines large volumes and not devoid of picturesque appearance. The project of the house in 1873 received a prize at the World Exhibition in Vienna.

Wikipedia: Дом Пороховщикова (RU)

24. Circular Kinopanorama

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The Krugovaya Kinopanorama or Circular Kinopanorama - is a cinema in Moscow of Russia which plays Krugorama, a type of cinema presentation in which film is projected on a circular screen with a horizontal 360° view. This was pioneered in 1896 by French engineer Raoul Grimoin-Sanson, who played ten projectors simultaneously on a circular screen, a process he called Cinéorama. Cinerama though spelled similarly has a different meaning, and denotes three projectors on an arched screen, as does Kinopanorama. The technology used in the Moscow Circular Kinopanorama was also previously carried out by Walt Disney in 1955, in a process he called Circarama.

Wikipedia: Krugovaya Kinopanorama (EN)

25. М. И. Кутузову

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Prince Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov was a Field Marshal of the Russian Empire. He served as a military officer and a diplomat under the reign of three Romanov monarchs: Empress Catherine II, and Emperors Paul I and Alexander I. Kutuzov was shot in the head twice while fighting the Turks and survived the serious injuries seemingly against all odds. He defeated Napoleon as commander-in-chief using attrition warfare in the Patriotic war of 1812. Alexander I, the incumbent Tsar during Napoleon's invasion, would write that he would be remembered amongst Europe's most famous commanders and that Russia would never forget his worthiness.

Wikipedia: Mikhail Kutuzov (EN)

26. Дом культуры имени Русакова

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The Rusakov Workers' Club in Moscow is a notable example of constructivist architecture. Designed by Konstantin Melnikov, it was constructed in 1927–28. The club is built on a fan-shaped plan, with three cantilevered concrete seating areas rising above the base. Each of these volumes can be used as a separate auditorium, and combined they result in a capacity of over 1,000 people. At the rear of the building are more conventional offices. The only visible materials used in its construction are concrete, brick and glass. The function of the building is to some extent expressed in the exterior, which Melnikov described as a "tensed muscle".

Wikipedia: Rusakov Workers' Club (EN)

27. С. Я. Батышеву

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Sergey Yakovlevich Batyshev - Soviet and Russian military and scientific figure, Hero of the Soviet Union (1944), People's Deputy of the USSR (1989), full member of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR (1974) and the Russian Academy of Education (1993), New York Academy of Sciences (1979), International Academy of Technical Education (1995), International Personnel Academy (1989), Academy of Vocational Education (1990), Honorary Member of the International Academy of Education (1990), Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences (1969), Professor (1970), Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation (1995).

Wikipedia: Батышев, Сергей Яковлевич (RU)

28. Dolgoroukys house

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Solloguba City District is a complex of buildings in the Central District of Moscow on Povarskaya Street. The oldest part of the mansion was built in the middle of the XVIII century under the first owner of the estate, the nobleman I. I. Vorontsov-Velyaminov. In the 1770s, the building became the property of the Dolgorukov family and was significantly reconstructed. It is not known for certain who acted as the architect of the building. In the middle of the XIX century, the estate was bought by Mikhail Bode-Kolychev, after whose death it was inherited by his son-in-law, the artist Fyodor Sollogub.

Wikipedia: Дом Ростовых (RU)

29. Prince Golitsyn Family Estate

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Goliytsi's Usady in Knowmen Lane is a manor complex built in 1759-1766 for Prince Mikhail Golitsyn according to the project of architect Savva Chevakinsky. From 1775 to 1776, Catherine II lived on the Golitsyn estate, who came to Moscow for celebrations in honor of the conclusion of the Kyuchuk-Kainardzhi peace treaty with the Ottoman Empire. Especially for the empress, a wooden Prechista palace connected to the main corps and neighboring estates long corridors was erected on the territory of the estate. After the departure of Catherine II to St. Petersburg, the structure was disassembled.

Wikipedia: Усадьба Голицыных в Знаменском переулке (RU), Website

30. А. М. Василевскому

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А. М. Василевскому Министерство обороны Российской Федерации / CC BY 4.0

Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Vasilevsky was a Soviet career-officer in the Red Army who attained the rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union in 1943. He served as the Chief of the General Staff of the Soviet Armed Forces (1942-1945) and Deputy Minister of Defense during World War II, and as Minister of Defense from 1949 to 1953. As the Chief of the General Staff from 1942 to 1945, Vasilevsky became involved in planning and coordinating almost all the decisive Soviet offensives in World War II, from the Operation Uranus of November 1942 to the assaults on East Prussia, Königsberg and Manchuria.

Wikipedia: Aleksandr Vasilevsky (EN)

31. Погодинская изба

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Pogodinskaya hut is a historical building on a girl’s field in Moscow, built according to the project of architect Nikolai Nikitin as a gift to the historian and collector Mikhail Pogodin at the expense of entrepreneur Vasily Kokorev. It is a tall wooden log house, decorated in the traditions of folk wooden architecture. The construction of this hut gave an impetus to the development of the Russian style in the architecture of the 19th century and largely formed its direction. Had a significant impact on the development of the Russian style of the middle-end of the XIX century.

Wikipedia: Погодинская изба (RU)

32. Lermontov Museum House

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The Museum of Mikhail Yurievich Lermontov's Former Residence is a museum dedicated to the works of poet Mikhail Lermontov. It is located at 2 Maya Molchanovka Street in Moscow and is part of the National Museum of Literature. Lermontov lived in the mansion with his grandmother Elizabeth Arsenieva from 1829 to 1832. The museum opened in 1981 at the initiative of author and television presenter Irakli Andronikov. As of 2018, the series includes antique furniture from the 19th century, living publications of the poet's family and friends, and collections of photographs and images.

Wikipedia: Дом-музей М. Ю. Лермонтова (Москва) (RU)

33. Храм Иконы Божией Матери Нечаянная Радость в Марьиной Роще

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The Church of the Icon of the Mother of God "Accidental Joy" in Maryina Roshcha is an Orthodox church in the Maryina Roshcha district of Moscow. It belongs to the Trinity Deanery of the Moscow Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. It was built in 1899-1904 in the style of Russian churches of the XVII century. The church has a Sunday school for children and adults, a parish library, and the editorial office of the newspaper "Orthodox Moscow". The temple operates without interruptions from the moment of construction. The church building is not under state protection.

Wikipedia: Храм иконы Божией Матери «Нечаянная радость» в Марьиной роще (RU)

34. Московский музей анимации

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The Moscow Museum of Animation is the first international animation museum in Russia, opened in 2006 by employees of the Soyuzmultfilm studio. The collection of exhibits is associated with the history of the development of animation and animation in Russia and abroad. Currently, the main exposition is located on the territory of the Izmailovo Kremlin, and the museum also owns the pavilion of VDNKh "House of Culture", closed for repairs until 2018. The founder is the animator Leonid Aronovich Shvartsman. The director of the museum is Larisa Evgenievna Vyborgova.

Wikipedia: Московский музей анимации (RU)

35. Су-27

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Су-27 Dmitriy Pichugin / GFDL 1.2

The Sukhoi Su-27 is a Soviet-origin twin-engine supermaneuverable fighter aircraft designed by Sukhoi. It was intended as a direct competitor for the large US fourth-generation jet fighters such as the Grumman F-14 Tomcat and McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, with 3,530-kilometre (1,910 nmi) range, heavy aircraft ordnance, sophisticated avionics and high maneuverability. The Su-27 was designed for air superiority missions, and subsequent variants are able to perform almost all aerial warfare operations. It was designed with the Mikoyan MiG-29 as its complement.

Wikipedia: Sukhoi Su-27 (EN)

36. С. Ф. Аверьянов

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Sergei Fedorovich Averyanov is a scientist in the field of hydraulic engineering and land reclamation in the Soviet Union. Developer of theories and methods for soil water status management, prediction of soil water and salt status during irrigation. Under his leadership, the Soviet Union built a number of large-scale soil improvement and water conservancy projects, especially an automated soil improvement system at Lesnoye facility in Polesiye, Belarus. His theoretical development was also incorporated into the normative documents of the Soviet Union.

Wikipedia: Аверьянов, Сергей Фёдорович (RU)

37. Т-72

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The T-72 is a family of Soviet/Russian main battle tanks that entered production in 1969. The T-72 was a development of the T-64, which was troubled by high costs and its reliance on immature developmental technology. About 25,000 T-72 tanks have been built, and refurbishment has enabled many to remain in service for decades. It has been widely exported and has seen service in 40 countries and in numerous conflicts. The T-90 introduced in 1992 is a development of the T-72B; production and development of various modernized T-72 models continues today.

Wikipedia: T-72 (EN)

38. С. И. Спасокукоцкому

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С. И. Спасокукоцкому Департамент культурного наследия города Москвы / CC BY 3.0

Sergei Spasokukotsky Memorial is a monument to the Russian and Soviet scientist, surgeon, creator of the Soviet clinical school Sergey Spasokukotsky. Sculptor Vsevolod Lishev and his student Ekaterina Belashova created the monument in 1944. However, its opening took place only in 1946, and according to other sources - in 1947. The place for installation was chosen in front of the building of the City Clinical Hospital named after Nikolai Pirogov, in which the academician worked for many years. In 1960, the monument was taken under state protection.

Wikipedia: Памятник Сергею Спасокукоцкому (RU)

39. St. Prince Daniil

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Pummy Princess Daniil Moskovsky is a monument in the square of Danilovskaya Square Moscow. It was established in commemoration of the 850th anniversary of the founding of Moscow and in honor of the holy faithful Grand Duke Daniil Alexandrovich, the founder of the nearby Danilov Stavropigial Monastery, whose monk-chimnik was the Grand Duke. Installed in 1997. The authors are sculptors A. Korovin, V. Mokrousov, architect D. Sokolov. The monument is located at the fork of Lyusinovskaya and Bolshaya Serpukhovskaya streets near the Tula metro station.

Wikipedia: Памятник князю Даниилу Московскому (RU)

40. Дом-музей А. И. Герцена

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The House-Museum of Alexander Ivanovich Gertsen is a museum dedicated to the activities of the writer Alexander Herzen. Located in Moscow at Sivtsev Vrazhek Lane, 27, is a branch of the State Literary Museum. The exposition is located in a wooden mansion in the Empire style, built in the 1820s, where Herzen lived from 1843 to 1847. The museum was opened in 1976 on the initiative of the writer's relatives. As of 2018, the collection includes more than five hundred exhibits: lifetime publications, photographs and personal belongings of the writer.

Wikipedia: Дом-музей А. И. Герцена (RU), Website

41. Усадьба Охотниковых

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The city estate of Okhotnikov, the city estate of Stepanov - the estate in Moscow at the address of Prechistenka Street, house 32/1. The object of cultural heritage of federal significance. The manor complex includes the main house, which goes to the Prechistenka street, a fragment of the original manor fence and a closed non -coniferous courtyard, along the perimeter of which are two outbuildings and two official corps unique in their architecture. The estate is most famous in that before the revolution, the Polivan Gymnasium was located in it.

Wikipedia: Усадьба Охотниковых (RU)

42. Владимир Высоцкий

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Vladimir Semyonovich Vysotsky, was a Soviet singer-songwriter, poet, and actor who had an immense and enduring effect on Soviet culture. He became widely known for his unique singing style and for his lyrics, which featured social and political commentary in often humorous street-jargon. He was also a prominent stage- and screen-actor. Though the official Soviet cultural establishment largely ignored his work, he was remarkably popular during his lifetime, and to this day exerts significant influence on many of Russia's musicians and actors.

Wikipedia: Vladimir Vysotsky (EN)

43. Бенефис

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Бенефис / Общественное достояние

The Moscow Theatre "Bencheis" is the Moscow Theatre, founded in 1987 as an experimental studio theatre, shortly after its organizer Anna Neravnaya won the Best Director Award for Modern Theatre at the Lefortovo Games-87 International Theatre Festival. The initiative to create a repertoire theatre in Novy Cheryomushki came from the Regional Cultural Executive Committee. And then in St. Garibaldi, 23, building. 4. In 1991, the theatre was granted the status of a national theatre and has since been funded by the government of Moscow.

Wikipedia: Бенефис (театр) (RU), Website

44. Vakhtangov Theater

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The Yevgeny Vakhtangov National Academic Theatre is a theatre in Moscow. It was founded in 1913 as a student drama studio headed by Evgeny Vakhtangov. The official opening date of the third studio of the Moscow Art Theatre (MKhat) is thought to be November 13, 1921, when the play "The Miracle of Saint Anthony" was staged. In 1926, the studio was renamed the Yevgeny Vakhtangov Theatre-named after its founder and first director. In 1956, theatre was awarded academic status. Rimas Tuminas has been the head of the theatre since 2007.

Wikipedia: Государственный академический театр имени Е. Вахтангова (RU), Website

45. Бункер-703

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Bunker 703 (ChZ-703) is an underground building in Moscow, with design number 703, which used to belong to the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Construction lasted from 1948 to 1961, and when the work was completed, the house was used as a repository for confidential documents. The bunker is 43 meters deep opposite the Rot Front chocolate factory next to the Paveletskaya subway station and is connected to the service line of the Moscow subway. In 2018, the Interactive Museum of Modern Urban Fortifications opened underground.

Wikipedia: Бункер-703 (RU), Website

46. Museum of Private Collections

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Museum of Personal Collections of the State Museum of Fine Arts and Mathematics. A. S. Pushkin is a department of the Pushkin Museum, created in 1985 on the initiative of the director Irina Antonova and the collector Ilya Zilberstein to exhibit private collections donated to the museum since the 1980s. The opening took place in 1994, and in 2005 the department was moved to the restored estate on Volkhonka, 8. In 2013, the second building of the architectural complex was opened, connected to the estate by a glass atrium.

Wikipedia: Музей личных коллекций (RU), Website

47. Музей русской усадебной культуры

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Музей русской усадебной культуры shakko / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Museum of the Russian Culture "Vlahernskoe-Kuzminki" is a museum located in the service wing of the Kuzminka manor complex, built in the early XVIII century. The exposition is dedicated to the former owners of the estate - barons Stroganov and princes Golitsyn, as well as noble and peasant cultures of the XIX century. The museum was opened in 2000 as a branch of the museum association "Museum of Moscow". The collection includes antique furniture, artwork, as well as household items of the XVIII-XIX centuries.

Wikipedia: Музей русской усадебной культуры (RU), Website

48. Музей археологии Москвы

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Museum of Archeology of Moscow is a museum dedicated to archaeological excavations in Moscow. The opening took place in 1997, however, due to the poor technical condition of the building in 2011, a large-scale reconstruction was carried out, extending until 2015. As of 2018, the exposition consists of more than two thousand exhibits and includes objects from the Paleolithic era to the New Age, found during archaeological expeditions in Moscow and the Moscow Region. The museum is part of the Museum of Moscow.

Wikipedia: Музей археологии Москвы (RU)

49. А. В. Мазунову

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The Last Address is a civic initiative to commemorate the victims of repressions in the Soviet Union. The essence of the initiative is that ordinary people deserve to be commemorated, not only "VIPs" which typically receive memorial plaques. A small commemorative plaque (palm-sized) is installed on the houses known as the last residential addresses of those arrested. Every commemorative plaque is dedicated to one person only, with the project operating according to the motto "One name, one life, one sign".

Wikipedia: Last Address (EN), Website

50. Буран

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BTS-001 OK-ML-1, Izdeliye 0.01, BTS-01 is a full-size test model of the Buran orbital spacecraft, designed to work out air transportation of the orbital complex, as well as for repeated static strength tests. After the development of materials for the first flight of the Buran and the subsequent actual closure of the program in 1993, it was converted into a scientific and educational attraction "Buran: Space Travel" and delivered to the Gorky Central Concert Hall on the Frunzenskaya Embankment in Moscow.

Wikipedia: БТС-001 ОК-МЛ-1 (RU)

51. Сад имени П. И. Травникова

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The Pavel Ivanovich Travnikov Botanical Garden is a unique garden located in Moscow in the courtyard of the house 8 on the Frunzenskaya Embankment. It stores on its territory of 0.27 hectares 13 species of plants from the Red Book and other rare species of plants. The garden is a monument of historical landscape architecture and nature, artificially created by human hands. The garden was founded in 1958 and named after its founder Pavel Ivanovich Travnikov. The nearest metro station is "Park Kultury".

Wikipedia: Сад Травникова (RU), Website

52. Андрей Рублёв

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Monument to Andrei Rublev - a monument in Moscow, erected in 1985. It is located in front of the entrance to the former Spaso-Andronikov Monastery. The monument is dedicated to the most famous and revered Russian icon painter of the Moscow school of icon painting, book and monumental painting of the 15th century, a monkey of this monastery Andrei Rublev. The author of the monument is the sculptor O. K. Komov. The monument is located in front of the building at the address: Andronievskaya Square, 10.

Wikipedia: Памятник Андрею Рублёву (Москва) (RU)

53. В. Ф. Снегирёву

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Pamyannik Vladimir Snegirev - a monument to the Russian doctor, honored professor of Moscow University, one of the founders of domestic gynecology Vladimir Snegirev. Opened on November 2, 1973 before the building of the clinic of obstetrics and gynecology. Sculptors Sergey Konenkov and Alexander Kozachok began work on the monument in 1967. The architect of the project is Evgeny Stamo. In 1992, the monument was taken under state protection as an object of cultural heritage of regional significance.

Wikipedia: Памятник Владимиру Снегирёву (RU)

54. Apartment Museum of Fyodor Dostoevsky

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The Museum Center “Moscow House of Dostoevsky” is a memorial museum dedicated to the work of the writer Fedor Dostoevsky. Located in the former building of the Mariinsky Hospital, in the outbuilding of which his family lived from 1821 to 1837. It was founded in 1928 as the Museum-Quarter Fedor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, in 1940 he became part of the State Literary Museum. For 2018, the exposition includes antique furniture, family photos, as well as personal belongings of the Dostoevsky family.

Wikipedia: Музей-квартира Ф. М. Достоевского (Москва) (RU)

55. Катастрофе дирижабля СССР-В6

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SSSR-V6 OSOAVIAKhIM was a semi-rigid airship designed by Italian engineer and airship designer Umberto Nobile and constructed as a part of the Soviet airship program. The airship was named after the Soviet organisation OSOAVIAKhIM. V6 was the largest airship built in the Soviet Union and one of the most successful. In October 1937, it set a new world record for airship endurance of 130 hours 27 minutes under command of Ivan Pankow, beating the previous record by the German airship Graf Zeppelin.


56. Сергей Есенин

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Sergei Alexandrovich Yesenin (Russian: Сергей Александрович Есенин, IPA: [sʲɪrˈɡʲej ɐlʲɪkˈsandrəvʲɪtɕ jɪˈsʲenʲɪn];, sometimes spelled as Esenin, was a Russian lyric poet. He is one of the most popular and well-known Russian poets of the 20th century, known for "his lyrical evocations of and nostalgia for the village life of his childhood – no idyll, presented in all its rawness, with an implied curse on urbanisation and industrialisation."

Wikipedia: Sergei Yesenin (EN)

57. The House of Tsar Peter I from Holland

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The Dutch house of Peter the Great is one of the exhibits of the Moscow Museum-Reserve Kolomenskoye, a full-size exterior and interior model of the house of Peter the Great in Zaandam. It was presented to Russia by the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands as part of the 2013 reciprocal year of Russian-Dutch cooperation. It was built on the territory of the museum-reserve by the forces of the 101st Engineer Battalion of the city of Wezepa of the Armed Forces of the Netherlands.

Wikipedia: Голландский домик Петра I (Коломенское) (RU)

58. Дом-музей П. Д. Корина

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The Pavel Collin Former Residence Museum is a memorial museum dedicated to showcasing the activities of artist and collector Pavel Collin. It was founded in 1968-a year after the artist died, he bequeathed the house and his collection of paintings to the Tretyakov Gallery. The museum is located in a house on the street of Malaya Pirogovskaya, where the artist has lived since 1934. The exhibition includes iconic paintings, Colin's paintings, antique furniture and collectors' archives.

Wikipedia: Дом-музей П. Д. Корина (RU), Website

59. Часовня князя Даниила

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The hourly man Daniil of Moskovsky is an Orthodox chapel in the square on the Square of the Serpukhov outpost in Moscow in honor of the holy noble Grand Duke Daniil Alexandrovich, the founder of the Danilovsky Stavropigial Monastery, whose monk-gear was the Grand Duke himself, located nearby. Recreated again in 1998 according to the project of architects Yu. G. Alonov and D. G. Sokolov. The chapel is located on the way to Danilovsky Stavropigial Monastery from the Tula metro station.

Wikipedia: Часовня Даниила Московского (Москва) (RU)

60. Tsarina's Golden Chamber

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The Tsarina's Golden Chamber is the official reception room of the Russian tsarinas, where they held formal celebrations of Russian monarchs' weddings, meetings with Russian and foreign clergy, and receptions for relatives of the imperial family and for ladies of the court. It is part of the tsar's palace in the Moscow Kremlin. Золотая Царицына Палата is also the name of the building that houses the chamber, this time using Палата in the sense of "palace".

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61. Музей музыкальной культуры

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Музей музыкальной культуры shakko / CC BY-SA 3.0

Federal State Budgetary Institution of Culture "Russian National Museum of Music", earlier - All -Russian museum association of musical culture. M. I. Glinka is a museum association, which includes branches throughout Moscow. The main building is located on Fadeeva Street, 4. In early 1995, by decree of the President of the Russian Federation, the museum was included in the state set of particularly valuable objects of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation.

Wikipedia: Российский национальный музей музыки (RU), Website

62. Дом-музей Щепкина

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The Mikhail Shchepkin Dome Museum is a memorial museum dedicated to the life and work of actor Mikhail Shchepkin. It is located in a two-storey wooden estate of the XVIII - early XIX century, which was not damaged in the fire of 1812. The museum was opened in 2009 as a branch of the State Central Theater Museum named after Alexei Bakhrushin. The exposition consists of authentic things, personal documents, as well as furniture and works of art related to the life of the actor.

Wikipedia: Дом-музей Михаила Щепкина (RU), Website

63. посёлок Сокол

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Sokol is the first cooperative residential settlement in Moscow, founded in 1923. It is located in the Northern Administrative District, not far from the later built sokol metro station. The settlement "Sokol" became one of the embodiments of the concept of the garden city. Since 1979, the village has been under state protection as a monument to urban planning of the first years of Soviet power. Since 1989, the village of Sokol has been transferred to self-government.

Wikipedia: Сокол (посёлок в Москве) (RU)

64. Дом Русского зарубежья имени Александра Солженицына

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The House of The Russian Federation of Alexander Solzhenitsyn is a Moscow museum and administrative complex that combines the functions of a museum, archive, library, and research center. It was founded in 1995 on the initiative of the historian Viktor Moskvin. The founders were the Government of Moscow, the Russian Public Foundation of Alexander Solzhenitsyn and the publishing house "YMCA-Press". Since 2009, the sole founder is the Department of Culture of Moscow.

Wikipedia: Дом русского зарубежья имени Александра Солженицына (RU), Website

65. Ажурный дом

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The Azhurny House is a monument of experimental housing construction in the Art Deco style, located in Moscow at the intersection of Begovaya Street and Leningradsky Prospekt. It was built by architects Andrei Konstantinovich Burov and Boris Nikolaevich Blokhin in 1939-1940 by the method of large-block construction. The project was developed as a variant of a typical building, combining the economy of prefabricated housing construction and artistic expressiveness.

Wikipedia: Ажурный дом (RU)

66. Музей-мастерская А. С. Голубкиной

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The Anna Golubkina Museum is a museum in memory of sculptor Anna Golubkina in Moscow. Located in the former art workshops that Golubkina rented from 1910 until her death (1927). The opening of the museum took place seven years later - in 1934, but due to changes in the cultural policy of the USSR in 1952, it was closed. By decree of the city authorities, the museum was reopened in 1972. In 1986, the workshop of Anna Golubkina became part of the Tretyakov Gallery.

Wikipedia: Музей-мастерская А. С. Голубкиной (RU)

67. Дом культуры имени С.М. Зуева

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The Zuev House of Culture is a building of the House of Culture in Moscow, located on Lesnaya Street; one of the most striking and famous monuments of constructivism in the world. It was built in 1927-1929 according to the project of the architect Ilya Golosov and named after the participant of the revolution of 1905, the locksmith of the tram park Sergey Zuev. On the territory of the Palace of Culture there are theaters, including "Quartet I", "Other Theater".

Wikipedia: Дом культуры имени С. М. Зуева (RU)

68. В. И. Ленину

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Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Vladimir Lenin, was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as the first and founding head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his administration, Russia, and later the Soviet Union, became a one-party socialist state governed by the Communist Party. Ideologically a Marxist, his developments to the ideology are called Leninism.

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69. Museum of Oriental Arts

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The State Museum of Oriental Art is one of the biggest cultural institutions in the world for preservation, research, and display of Oriental art. The museum was founded in 1918 as a part of soviet programme to support unique cultures of USSR subdivisions. Since 1970 the museum is located in the centre of Moscow in the historical building known as the Lunins' House, a private residence built in the early 19th century by the famous architect Domenico Gilardi.

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70. Alexander Fadeev

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The Alexander Fadeev Monument is a sculptural ensemble dedicated to the Soviet writer Alexander Aleksandrovich Fadeyev (1901–1956) and the heroes of his works "Defeat" and "Young Guards". Established in Moscow on the Miusskaya square in front of the Palace of Pioneers and Schoolchildren. The authors of the monument are sculptor V. A. Fedorov, architects M. E. Konstantinov, V. N. Fursov. The monument has the status of an identified cultural heritage site.

Wikipedia: Alexander Fadeev Monument (EN)

71. Gallery of European and American Art

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The 19th and 20th Century Euramerican Art Gallery is an art gallery featuring works by 19th and 20th century Western European and American artists, including collections of Impressionist and post-Impressionist artists, collected by patrons of Sergei Shukin and Ivan Morozov. Located on the left wing of the Znamensky Lane Golitsyn estate, the museum has been part of the Pushkin Museum (GIII) since the early 1980s. The gallery opened as its branch in 2006.

Wikipedia: Галерея искусства стран Европы и Америки XIX—XX веков (RU)

72. Ансамбль Жилые дома на Октябрьском поле

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The Oktyabrskoye Pole Residential Complex is a complex located in the Shchukino district of the north-west administrative district of the city of Moscow. The orchestra includes houses 21-29 Marshal Biryuzov Street; 9, Building 1, Marshal Street, Konev; House 6-12 Marshal Street Meretkov and House 6 Marshal Street Sokolovsky. Residential buildings and objects in adjacent areas have the status of regional cultural heritage and are protected by the state.

Wikipedia: Комплекс жилых домов на Октябрьском поле (RU), Website

73. П. П. Вавилову

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П. П. Вавилову неизвестен / Добросовестное использование

Pyotr Petrovich Vavilov was a Soviet scientist in the field of selection and seed production of fodder crops. Participant of the Great Patriotic War (engineer-captain). Doctor of Agricultural Sciences (1964), Academician (1973) and President (1978-1984) of the Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Honored Scientist of the RSFSR (1976), Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences since March 15, 1979 in the Department of General Biology.

Wikipedia: Вавилов, Пётр Петрович (RU)

74. Солнце Москвы

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The Sun of Moscow is a panoramic wheel in VDNKh park, Moscow, Russia. It was constructed in 2022 as a replacement for previously dismantled Moscow-850. At 140 m high minus the height of the elevated platform, it became the tallest Ferris wheel in Russia and in Europe, surpassing London Eye in raw height, while still smaller in diameter. The wheel opened on the City Day 11 September 2022, when Moscow's 875th anniversary was celebrated.

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75. Н. Хикмету

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Mehmed Nâzım Ran, commonly known as Nâzım Hikmet, was a Turkish-Polish poet, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, director, and memoirist. He was acclaimed for the "lyrical flow of his statements". Described as a "romantic communist" and a "romantic revolutionary", he was repeatedly arrested for his political beliefs and spent much of his adult life in prison or in exile. His poetry has been translated into more than 50 languages.

Wikipedia: Nâzım Hikmet (EN)

76. Государственный Биологический музей им. К.А. Тимирязева

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The State Biological Museum of K. A. Timiryazev in Moscow is a natural science museum founded on April 24, 1922. Since 1934, the museum has been located within the walls of an architectural monument of federal significance - a complex of buildings of the former Museum of Russian Antiquities pyotr Ivanovich Shchukin, built in the Russian style in 1892-1915 in the possession of Shchukin at Malaya Gruzinskaya Street, 15, p. 1, 2, 3, 7.

Wikipedia: Биологический музей имени К. А. Тимирязева (RU), Website

77. Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya

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The Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya is one of Moscow's Seven Sisters, skyscrapers built in the early 1950s in the Stalinist neoclassical style. Stalinist neoclassical architecture mixes the Russian neoclassical style with the style of American skyscrapers of the 1930s. A main element of Stalinist neoclassicism is its use of socialist realism art. The hotel, completed in 1954, was designed to be the finest luxury hotel in Moscow.

Wikipedia: Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya (EN), Facebook, Instagram, Website

78. Храм Тихвинской иконы Божией Матери

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The temple of the Tikhvinsky icon of the Bozhey Mater in Alekseevsky is an Orthodox church in Moscow, consecrated in 1680 in honor of the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God. Belongs to the Trinity deanery of the Moscow diocese. He was built on the territory of the tsarist estate of Alekseevsky at the travel palace of the sovereign Alexei Mikhailovich, disassembled at the beginning of the 19th century. The temple never closed.

Wikipedia: Храм Тихвинской иконы Божией Матери в Алексеевском (RU)

79. Садовый павильон с садом

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Garden Pavilion with a garden is a garden building in a neoclassical style, built according to the project of architect Konstantin Burov in 1911 as part of the Lopatin city estate. It is located in Moscow at the address of the Sivtsevi of the Bage, house No. 42, p. 5. It is a rather rare type of monument for the city, since most of these buildings were not preserved with the disappearance of the city manor culture in Moscow.

Wikipedia: Садовый павильон с садом (RU)

80. Big Clay №4

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Big Clay No.4 is a sculpture by Swiss artist Ulse Fisher, showing the behavior of creation, creation and transformation. It was exhibited in 2013-2014 in New York (2015) and Florence (2017). It was installed in front of the entrance complex on Moscow's Borotnaya embankment in August 2021 shortly before the opening of the HPP-2 Cultural House, a centre for contemporary art, prompting extremely controversial evaluations.

Wikipedia: Большая глина № 4 (RU)

81. Храм Преподобного Сергия Радонежского на Ходынском поле

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The Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh on Khodynsky Field is a lost Orthodox church in Moscow, located at summer military camps on Khodynsky Field. Built in 1892-1893 at the expense of benefactors, it operated in the summer. The wooden temple is designed in the neo-Russian style, the author of the project is the architect Ivan Khorodinov. After the October Revolution, the temple was closed and demolished by the 1930s.

Wikipedia: Храм Преподобного Сергия Радонежского на Ходынском поле (RU), Website

82. The Yesenin Museum of Moscow

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The Moscow State Museum of Sergei Yesenin is a museum dedicated to the life and work of the poet Sergei Yesenin. Located in the house number 24 on Bolshoy Strochenovsky Lane, where the poet lived and was registered from 1911 to 1918. The building was badly damaged during the fire of 1992, but was rebuilt in 1994. the Opening of the museum took place in 1995 in honor of the 100th anniversary of the poet's birth.

Wikipedia: Московский государственный музей С. А. Есенина (RU), Vk, Facebook, Instagram, Website, Youtube

83. Felix Dzerzhinsky

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Felix Dzerzhinsky Vladimir Fedorenko / Владимир Федоренко / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Monument to Felix Dzerzhinsky, also known by the nickname Iron Felix, commemorates Felix Dzerzhinsky, Bolshevik revolutionary and head of the first two Soviet state-security organizations, the Cheka and the OGPU. The monument, designed by Grigory Zakharov and incorporating a statue of Dzerzhinsky sculpted by Yevgeny Vuchetich, was erected on Dzerzhinsky Square, Moscow in 1958, next to the Lubyanka Building.

Wikipedia: Monument to Felix Dzerzhinsky, Moscow (EN)

84. Особняк Шехтеля

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The mansion of the Shehtel in Ermolaevsky Lane is the building built at the intersection of the three -breed and Yermolaevsky lanes Fedor Shekhtel in 1896 for his family. Architect Vladimir Adamovich also took part in the construction. Since 1944, the house was under the jurisdiction of the People's Commissariat of Foreign Affairs, since the 50s the estate has been the residence of the ambassadors of Uruguay.

Wikipedia: Особняк Шехтеля в Ермолаевском переулке (RU)

85. И. Э. Грабарю

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Igor Emmanuilovich Grabar was a Russian post-impressionist painter, publisher, restorer and historian of art. Grabar, descendant of a wealthy Rusyn family, was trained as a painter by Ilya Repin in Saint Petersburg and by Anton Ažbe in Munich. He reached his peak in painting in 1903–1907 and was notable for a peculiar divisionist painting technique bordering on pointillism and his rendition of snow.

Wikipedia: Igor Grabar (EN)

86. Money Museum

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The Deneg Museum is a private Moscow museum dedicated to the history of money in Russia and the world. It was created in 2011 on the initiative of financier Alexander Plushenko, the exposition was based on his private collection, numbering about 1500 exhibits from more than 200 countries by 2010. Located on the first floor of the building of the river shipping company in the park of the River Station.

Wikipedia: Музей денег (Москва) (RU), Website

87. Дом Г. А. Тарасова

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The Tarasov residence, located at 30/1 Spiridonovka Street, Moscow, is an urban estate designed by I. V. Zholtovsky in 1909 and constructed from 1909 to 1912 with the participation of I. I. Nivinsky, E. E. Lancere and V. P. Trofimov. Architectural monument, cultural heritage, is Zholtovsky's first work in the spirit of the Italian Renaissance, which the architect followed until the rest of his life.

Wikipedia: Дом Тарасова (RU)

88. Э. М. Генделю

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Emmanuel Mandelevich (Matveevich) Gendel is a Soviet civil engineer, the largest specialist in the movement and straightening of buildings, a technologist of restoration work. He is known for moving buildings on Gorky Street in Moscow, straightening minarets in Samarkand and bell towers in Yaroslavl and Bolshiye Vyazyomy. Professor (1973), Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the RSFSR (1973).

Wikipedia: Гендель, Эммануил Менделевич (RU)

89. Московский областной государственный театр кукол

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The Moscow Regional State Puppet Theater (Moltk) is one of the oldest wandering doll theaters in Russia. It was organized in 1933 at the Moscow Regional House of Artistic Education of Children by the famous director and playwright Viktor Aleksandrovich Schumberger, the comrade-in-arms of the outstanding figures of the Russian Puppet Theater-Sergey Obraztsov, Evgeny Demnman, Nina Simonovich-Efimova.

Wikipedia: Московский областной театр кукол (RU), Website

90. Bunker 42 -Tagansky Protected Command Point

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The Museum of the Cold War is a military-historical museum and an entertainment complex in Moscow in the 5th Kotelnicheskaya Lane near the Taganskaya metro station. Founded in 2006. It is located in an underground bunker with an area of more than 7000 m² at a depth of 65 meters in the territory of the former classified military facility of the USSR - a reserve command post of long -range aviation.

Wikipedia: Музей холодной войны (Россия) (RU), Website

91. М. Г. Ефремову

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М. Г. Ефремову Министерство обороны Российской Федерации / CC BY 4.0

Lieutenant General Mikhail Grigoryevich Yefremov was a Soviet military commander. He took part in the October Revolution, joined the Russian Communist Party (b) in 1919, and became a division commander in 1921. He also became a military advisor to the National Government of China in 1928. During World War II, he commanded the Central Front in August 1941, and the Soviet 33rd Army from October 1941.

Wikipedia: Mikhail Yefremov (military commander) (EN)

92. The First Courtiers' Quarters

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The First Courtiers' Quarters Корзун Андрей / CC BY-SA 3.0

Kavalersky buildings are the conventional name of three buildings that are part of the complex of palace buildings of the Tsaritsyn Palace and Park Ensemble. Built according to the projects and under the leadership of Vasily Bazhenov during the creation of the suburban residence of Catherine II. the Third Cavalry Corps was erected in 1776-1779; The Second and First Cavalry Corps from 1784 to 1785.

Wikipedia: Кавалерские корпуса (RU)

93. Н. Гастелло

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The Feast of Gastello is a memorial dedicated to the famous pilot of the Great Patriotic War, Hero of the Soviet Union, Nikolai Frantsevich Gastello, who died on the fourth day of the war, directing his plane at a column of Nazi tanks. The monument was erected in 1985 in Moscow, at the beginning of Gastello Street, near its intersection with Rusakovskaya Street. Sculptor Boris Alekseevich Machkov.

Wikipedia: Памятник Гастелло (Москва) (RU)

94. В. Г. Короленко

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Vladimir Galaktionovich Korolenko was a Ukrainian-born Russian writer, journalist, human rights activist and humanitarian of Ukrainian and Polish origin. His best-known work include the short novel The Blind Musician (1886), as well as numerous short stories based upon his experience of exile in Siberia. Korolenko was a strong critic of the Tsarist regime and in his final years of the Bolsheviks.

Wikipedia: Vladimir Korolenko (EN)

95. Софья Ивановна Блювштейн

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Sofia Ivanovna Blyuvshtein, was a female con artist who lived in the Russian Empire and was eventually convicted of theft. She committed several carefully planned robberies, and was eventually captured and exiled to the Sakhalin penal colony. She became the basis of several books and films, in which she is romanticized as a Robin Hood figure, who never killed, and who stole only from the rich.

Wikipedia: Sonya Golden Hand (EN)

96. Church of our Lady of Kazan

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The Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God in Kolomenskoye is an Orthodox church in the Nagatinsky Zaton district of Moscow, in the former village of Kolomenskoye near Moscow. Built in the middle of the XVII century. It belongs to the Danilovsky Deanery of the Moscow Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. It is part of the historical and architectural museum-reserve "Kolomenskoye".

Wikipedia: Казанская церковь (Коломенское) (RU)

97. Ф. Э. Дзержинскому

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Ф. Э. Дзержинскому RIA Novosti / РИА Новости / CC BY-SA 3.0

Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky, nicknamed "Iron Felix", was a Bolshevik revolutionary and official, born into Polish nobility. From 1917 until his death in 1926, Dzerzhinsky led the first two Soviet state-security organizations, the Cheka and the OGPU, establishing a secret police for the post-revolutionary Soviet regime. He was one of the architects of the Red Terror and decossackization.

Wikipedia: Felix Dzerzhinsky (EN)

98. Museum of Soviet arcade machines

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Museum of Soviet arcade machines Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines is a private historical interactive museum that keeps a collection of arcade machines that were produced in the USSR from the mid-1970s. April 13, 2007 is considered to be the foundation day of the museum. Visitors of the museum are given 15-kopeck coins at the entrance to get the arcade machines started. The ticket price also includes an excursion.

Wikipedia: Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines (EN), Website

99. People's Friendship Fountain

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The Friends of the People Fountain is one of the main fountains and major symbols of VDNKh. Created for the opening of VDNKh in 1954 under the project of Konstantin Topuridze and G. D. Konstantinovsky. Located in Central Hutong, People's Friendship Square and next to the main hall. The fountain has been closed for restoration since early autumn 2018 and reopened in April 2019.

Wikipedia: Дружба народов (фонтан) (RU)

100. Л. И. Яшину

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Л. И. Яшину Kroon, Ron for Anefo / CC BY-SA 3.0 nl

Lev Ivanovich Yashin, nicknamed the "Black Spider" or the "Black Panther", was a Soviet professional footballer regarded by many as the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the sport. He was known for his athleticism, positioning, stature, bravery, imposing presence in goal, and acrobatic reflex saves. He was also deputy chairman of the Football Federation of the Soviet Union.

Wikipedia: Lev Yashin (EN)


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